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  • University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Fort Worth
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"A man comes into your office with really bad back pains (she went on about this for a while) then says that your order an MRI. Later that day your nurse comes up to you and says that the man's HMO declined the MRI, what do you do?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What are 3 things you want me to know about you?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Why should TCOM accept you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Just alot of ethical and situational questions from the second interviewer." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Say you have a patient that is 85 years old and had prostate cancer but has since spread to his bones. He has told you on several occasions that he is in very severe pain. On his last appointment he askes you to give him an Percription for morphine so he can go home and take it to commit suicide. What do you do? --She also followed up the question to ask me where assisted suicide was legal and if it went against the hippocratic oath." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, Secondary, TMDSAS." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The lunch was great and laid back with the Second Year students. The tour of the campus was great, the buildings and facilities are really nice. The tour was split with half given by a faculty member and the other by studnets. The students also take you into the gross anatomy lab and you get to meet with the teacher, all was so great!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't really understand the OMT (Oseopathic Manipulative Therapy). The person that explained it I dont' think understood it that well either (she was on staff). " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That 80% of the doctors that come out of this school go into family practice. Many in the group asked at different times why this was and we never got a straight answer." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The ladies at the admissions office were very nice and caring. You could tell they were really happy doing thier job and wanted you to like it there too. My first interview went well, she was really nice and talkative. It was just like a normal converstation. My second on was a little more difficult becasue she asked alittle harder questions. All in all the experience was really a good one. Nothing to really worry about! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/06/2004

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